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About Patrick Jurney

Dr. Patrick Jurney is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at San José State University.

Positions

August 2019 - Present Assistant Professor, San Jose State University Biomedical Engineering
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2018 Assistant Professor, University of Portland ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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2017 Assistant Professor, University of Portland ‐ Engineering
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2015 Head Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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2014 Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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2013 Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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Curriculum Vitae



Grants

2018 - Present Vascularization of 3D artificial tissue constructs
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University
Colleague(s): Dr. Luiz Bertassoni
2017 - Present Total Artificial Heart Characterization and Development
Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
Colleague(s): Dr. George Giraud
2016 - Present Cardiovascular Devices and Endothelial Cell Regulation for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University
Colleague(s): Dr. Monica Hinds (Supervisor)
2009 - 2015 Novel Nanoparticles and Bio-Microfluidic Assays for Improved Drug Delivery Efficacy
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Colleague(s): Dr. Li Shi (Supervisor)
2008 - 2015 Passive Tremor Reduction in an Eating Utensil for Parkinson’s Disease Patients
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Portland
Colleague(s): Dr. Timothy Doughty (Supervisor)
2008 - 2008 Microfluidics applications for single-molecule DNA tethering and unzipping using optical tweezers
Department of Physics, The University of New Mexico
Colleague(s): Dr. Steven Koch (Supervisor)
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Abstract Reviewer, BMES
2017 - Present Biomedical Engineering Advisory Board Member, University of Portland
2015 - Present Vice President of International Relations, Colombian Food Bank Foundation
2018 Abstract Reviewer, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meetings
2018 Manuscript Reviewer, Open Life Sciences
2017 Invited Talk: “The Nanoworld and You”, Albuquerque Academy: Albuquerque, NM
2017 Abstract Reviewer, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meetings
2015 Ambassador, Fundación Barquitos de Papel in Tolú, Colombia
2009 Lead Mechanical Engineer and Spanish Translator, Engineers Without Borders, University of Portland chapter: Agua Negra, Guatemala
2009 Lead Mechanical Engineer and Spanish Translator, Engineers Without Borders, University of Portland chapter: Guadalupe Carney, Honduras
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Honors and Awards

  • NIH T-32 Postdoctoral Fellow (2016-2018)
  • David Bruton, Jr. Graduate School Fellowship (2013-2014)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention (2010)
  • Graduate Presidential Scholar (2010)
  • The Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Student (Donald P. Shiley School of Engineering, 2009)
  • Karel and Marta Tietze Endowed Scholar (2005-2009)
  • University of Portland Men’s Soccer Cumulative GPA Award (2006-2008)
  • NCAA All-West Region Academic All American (2007 and 2008)
  • University of Portland Dean’s List (5X)
  • West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll (4X)
  • Presidential Scholarship (2005-2009)
  • AP Scholar with Distinction (2005)

Education

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August 2016 - August 2019 PhD, Oregon Health & Science University ‐ Postdoctoral Fellow
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August 2011 - August 2015 PhD, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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August 2009 - August 2011 MS, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Engineering
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August 2005 - May 2009 BS, University of Portland ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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Contact Information

Patrick Jurney, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
San José State University
408-924-3921


In Progress (1)

Publications and Patents (8)

Conference Presentations (16)